As Jews and as women, we stand, symbolically, right there at the intersection of two enormous right-wing pretexts for Islamophobia.
Jacques Parizeau, the former separatist Quebec premier who blamed the Jewish and other ethnic communities for the narrow defeat in a bitter provincial referendum on seceding from Canada, has died.
Efforts to revive the Jewish Defense League in Montreal in the wake of a Gaza conflict-related surge in anti-Semitic incidents have gotten the cold shoulder from the city’s Jewish community.
The separatist Parti Quebecois government, which campaigned on a divisive charter that roiled the Quebec Jewish community, was beaten soundly in provincial elections.
As citizens of Quebec prepare to vote for a new provincial government, Anne Cohen explains what’s at stake for Jews — not just up north, but everywhere.
A candidate in Quebec’s provincial election accused of spreading views seen as anti-Semitic, but a leading Jewish group rejected the apology.
The premier of Quebec is defending a candidate in next month’s election who is accused of spreading anti-Semitic propaganda.
Canadian authorities have taken into custody two more members of the fringe haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor.
Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital warned that complying with Quebec’s so-called Charter of Values means it will be forbidden from serving kosher food.
Quebec has released a how-to guide for defending the controversial Charter of Values, which would ban public workers from wearing kippahs.